Even if your injury came as a result of your negligence, you are most likely still covered under Workers’ Compensation laws.
Insurance Companies are Not Your Friends:
The job of an insurance company representative is to find a way to deny your claim or pay you only a portion of what you are entitled to.
When to Seek Legal Advice:
An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can help every step of the way. Seek legal help if your claim is denied, or your coverage is suspended.
Learn More About Workers’ Comp:
Welcome to Workers’ Compensation Resource. The purpose of this page is to inform the public of their rights to receive supplemental income in case of getting hurt on the job. The law differs in each state. Within this website you will find general information, as well as information on particular laws and procedures of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
Although the law is clear, many employees in the United States face a number of hurdles when they seek benefits. Sometimes their employers don’t have required insurance, or don’t have a firm understanding of how it works. Sometimes insurance companies resort to questionable practices in order to trick citizens of their full or partial benefits.
Within this website you will find a lot of information on how to make sure you’re receiving the benefits you are entitled to:
- What workers’ compensation is
- When and how you should file a claim
- What to look out for when speaking to an insurance company
- How to approach your employer
- When to seek legal help
Navigating the intricate labyrinths of the system can be confusing and difficult. It is our intent to help you by providing resources that will aid you in seeking compensation for you or your loved one. Sometimes, however, it can get overwhelming. If you are having trouble communicating with your employer or the insurance company, have been denied, or return back to work before you feel you are capable – it may be time to talk to a local lawyer.
When choosing an attorney, it is important to find someone who specializes in these types of cases. Your case evaluation should always be free, stay clear of law offices that want to charge you money upfront. Workers’ compensation cases are usually paid upon contingency – that is the attorneys get paid only when and if they have successfully defended your case.
The laws that regulate workers’ compensation are different depending on the state the incident occurs in. This website focuses on the Tri State Area – Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
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